Continuing Student Scholarships
Appalachian Warrior Fund
The Appalachian Warrior Fund has been established at Appalachian State University to honor veterans. This scholarship fund is for honorably discharged and disabled veterans and their children who have been admitted and enrolled at the university. The scholarship is for veterans with a disability rating between 10 and 50 percent awarded from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans must possessminimumGPA of 2.8 and must be residents of North Carolina. In addition, they must provide proof of their discharge status and disability rating. The children of disabled veterans must possess a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher and must be residents of North Carolina. This scholarship application is currently closed.
Blowing Rock Country Club Scholarship
The Blowing Rock Country Club Scholarship was established to support students of Appalachian State University who are employed by Blowing Rock Country Club and have an interest in pursuing a career in hospitality business and demonstrate responsibility and dependability. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete application by June 28. The scholarship is only available to Blowing Rock Country Club employees. This scholarship application is closed for the 2019-2020 academic year. This scholarship is not renewable however, students may apply each year.
Nancy H. Jolly Scholarship
The Nancy H Jolly Scholarship was established for academically motivated sophomores. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the scholarship application by March 15, 2019. This scholarship is non-renewable. This scholarship application is closed for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Stick Boy Bread Company Scholarship ** Now Open**
The Stick Boy Bread Company Scholarship was established to support students of Appalachian State University. Students being considered for this scholarship should complete the application by July 15. All students are encouraged to apply, preference may be given to eligible Stick Boy Bread Company employees. This scholarship is not renewable; however, students may apply each year. This scholarship application is now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The National Pan-Hellenic Council Divine Nine Leadership Award
The mission of The National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Divine Nine Leadership Endowment is to provide an award of $1,000 to active members of an NPHC organization at Appalachian State University. This NPHC Leadership Award will be used to support leadership and/or professional development of students to become leaders in their organizations, communities, and professions. The recipient will work separately in collaboration with a department, professor, or faculty/staff member to present the leadership development training results to the Appalachian community. Acceptable presentation examples include, but are not limited to, a Showcase Presentation, Podcast, Live Stream, or Short Story/Presentation. The application for the 2019-2020 academic year is currently closed.
Qualified candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Full-time student in good standing with Appalachian
- An active member of an NPHC Divine Nine chapter in good standing with Appalachian
- Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.0
- Minimum of twenty (20) hours of community service
- Campus leadership position within the current or prior academic year
The Clara and Shirley Ray Endowed Scholarship for Western North Carolina Students: The application for 19-20 is now open!
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide renewable scholarships to full-time North Carolina undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Appalachian State University. Special consideration will be given to students who successfully completed a "New Century Scholars" or similar program when in high school.
The "New Century Scholars" program is a western North Carolina public school program designed to improve college readiness and prepare students who might not otherwise graduate from high school or pursue a college degree. New Century Scholars are identified for program participation as rising 7th graders, and will typically be involved in specialized tutoring/counseling, job shadowing, visits to college campuses, and other opportunities for local youth to remain drug and alcohol-free, and engage in volunteer/community services.
To be eligible:
- North Carolina resident
- Enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at Appalachian State University
- Participation in a New Century Scholars program or similar program in the western region of North Carolina. When completing the application, students will be asked to name and briefly describe the qualifying program they participated in.
- Eligible students must provide the name and contact information of the the program Director or Adviser who has agreed to confirm their participation in the program and provide a letter of reference on their behalf.
- Eligible students will be asked to upload an unofficial copy of their most recent high school or college transcript.
Departmental Scholarship Opportunities
Students currently attending Appalachian State University are encouraged to reach out to departments for awards and scholarship opportunities provided by the college in which they have declared a major. These scholarships reward students who have shown dedication and academic achievement in fields that will later benefit their careers. Students who have shown passion for their program of study are invited to apply for department specific awards based on their intended major. Processes and deadlines vary by scholarship, so please visit your college's scholarship page listed below to review available scholarships.